The Bethlehem Academy Cardinals gave it a hard fight at home on Tuesday night but fell to the Triton Cobras 41-38.

B.A. was without starters Jack Clark and Alex Bongers. So others had to step up and play more and longer during the game.

It was a tight first half and it was a 3 point deficit at the half for the Cards 21-18. Second half B.A. got a little more fire going and the lead changed hands several times late in the game. B.A. had a 37-36 lead with 92 seconds left. Triton put down some free throws and Trump scored for the Carddinals to keep it a 1 point deficit at 40 seconds left. With 8.1 seconds left the Cardinals needed 3 to tie and could not get the shot to drop.

Triton goes to 6-7. B.A. Falls to 8-5 and faces Belle Plaine 5-7 Thursday night. Coverage to start about 7pmon KDHL and kdhlradio.com.

Drew Kelly lead the Cobras with 13 points.

For the Cardinals: Trump 12, Hunt 9, Donkers 9, VanThomme 4, Malecha 2, Kohl 2.

Damon Trump and Luke Donkers were the State Farm Insurance Agents of Faribault Players of the game.

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